SPRING 2016 LEAGUE INFORMATION
NYCSL Premier League (NYCSL PL)
NYCSL, under the sanctioning of US Club Soccer, will offer a highly competitive regional based league for U11-U18 teams in the Fall and Spring seasons. The League will be comprised of teams from Westchester, Hudson Valley, Connecticut, Long Island, 5 NYC Boroughs and New Jersey for each gender/age group. The league is structured to accommodate teams that are seeking the highest level of competition, while maintaining a challenging environment for individual and team development.
U11 and U12 age groups will play 9v9 small sided in order to better aid player development.
U9 and U10 age groups will play 8v8 small sided in order to better aid player development
U9-U18 age groups will play a traditional 8-9 game Season, starting APRIL 2
NYCSL Travel League
NYCSL, under the sanctioning of US Club Soccer, operates a traditional travel league for U9-U18 teams. The league will place teams based on ability and geographic location. Each season, teams will be promoted and/or relegated based on the results of the prior season. All teams will play an 8-9 game Season. The League is structured to provide participating teams/clubs with the appropriate level of competition, while maintaining a challenging environment for individual and team development.
5 Borough League
All U7-U13 5 Borough teams will participate in this league. Please note that ONLY TOP LEVEL teams will continue to participate in the existing NYCSL D1 & PL Programs. All other less competitive level teams will play in their regional based league. We are excited to be able to provide this new format with the goal of allowing all players to enjoy the NYCSL experience while maintaining parity and limiting excessive travel.
NY State Cup
The NY State Cup for U9-U19 teams is modeled after the UEFA Champions League; each team plays three preliminary games during the Fall Season, followed by single elimination rounds of play. All final matches will be played on a designated weekend in the Spring.